Problem p24897
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2008-12-15 18:03:31mtracey1533
2009-01-29 16:53:55tomohawk1818
2009-02-26 14:42:50Theodor1830
2009-07-30 20:07:45IaGueTe1486
2009-11-14 19:40:31mykingislonely1781
2010-04-26 20:25:48grom431861
2010-06-01 02:13:09JoshBrack1627
2011-04-06 09:40:38ParmeFeerique1784
2011-07-06 08:37:12Garryback1679
2014-02-05 04:55:54Improchess2047
2015-02-06 19:53:59Bisonratte1501
2016-01-06 23:07:57macdevos1480
2016-10-11 02:09:40lacivert1655

2008-12-15 18:03:31mtracey1533nf2 also looks like it leads to mate 
2009-01-29 16:53:55tomohawk1818Yes, 1.Nf7 g6+ 2.Kf6 is basically the same. 
2009-02-26 14:42:50Theodor1830Must be corrected. 
2009-11-14 19:40:31mykingislonely1781Have the white Knight on f4 instead? 
2010-04-26 20:25:48grom431861Looks like mate in 2 or mate in 3 to me. Now some people will insist mate in 2 is the only way to go. I'm not one of them. 
2010-04-27 14:41:27tomohawk1818I like mykingislonely's suggestion. :-) 
2010-06-01 02:13:09JoshBrack1627i think if the balck knight were on h2 and the rook was on h1 it would fix it. 
2010-11-07 16:02:04barz1628◄ Position ► R7/6pk/7p/4NK2/8/5P1n/6rP/8 b - - 0 1 
2011-04-06 09:40:38ParmeFeerique1784NF7 WINS !!! GIMME BACK ME RATIN' POINTS ! 
2015-02-06 19:53:54Bisonratte1501Ng6 mates faster than Nf7, so the problem is correct. 
2015-04-16 20:54:53Bisonratte1501Nf7 is tempting *grrr* (2) 
2016-08-05 00:41:18Improchess2047Proves that @Garryback's ratings are all random. 
2016-08-05 22:27:37chessisajedrez1758@Improchess, see @floreatdunum comment to p63806 Pos=20517 
2016-10-11 02:09:35lacivert1655went for mate in three and utterly punished...that's what I call smug 
2017-10-08 10:19:46jbuss1417Replace the pawn on h6 with a bishop. Then Nf7, g6+, Bg7* gains tempo and guards the mating square. Ng6 blocking the pawn is very pretty, would be nice if white is actually punished for missing it. 

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Crafty 19.19 3GHZ 5sec

1. ... Rxh2
2. Ng6
({5:Mat02} 2. Ng6 Re2 3. Rh8# $18)
({5:-0.46} 2. Rd8 Rc2 3. Rd7 Nf2 4. Ke6 $15)